University of Ontario: Institute of Technology

Choices (Major)

  • Electricity and Magnetism I and II
  • Electronics
  • Physics Thesis Project I and II
  • Quantum Mechanics I
  • Statistics and Probability for Physical Science
  • Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
  • Waves and Optics

Choices (Minor)

  • Linear Algebra
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Mechanics I
  • Statistical Mechanics I
  • Differential Equations


Its purpose is to study natural phenomena and to derive the principles and laws that rule all natural processes. Physics students at UOIT benefit from exposure to the cutting‐edge research interests of faculty members in renewable energy, semiconductor devices, microelectronics, materials science, computational physics and astrophysics.


Ontario secondary school students must complete the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with six 4U or 4M credits including English (ENG4U), Advanced Functions (MHF4U), and two of Biology (SBI4U), Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U), Chemistry (SCH4U) or Physics (SPH4U). In addition, a combined minimum 70 per cent average in math and science courses is required. It is recommended that all four MCV4U, SBI4U, SCH4U and SPH4U be taken.

Co-op Program

The co-op option gives you opportunities to apply your classroom and lab concepts to real-world situations and help you gain valuable work experience to promote lifelong career success.

First Year Courses

BIOL 1010U Biology I
CHEM 1010U Chemistry I
HLSC 1200U Anatomy and Physiology I
HLSC 1702U Academic Writing and Presentation Skills HLSC 1810U Health Promotion and Healthy Active Living

Career Options

  • Data scientist
  • Energy specialist
  • Energy supply industry
  • Governmental agencies (research laboratory or Department of National Defence)
  • High school teacher (through UOIT's Concurrent or Consecutive Education program)

More... More... MORE!!!

  • Materials Science
  • Modelling and Computational Science
  • Applied Bioscience


  • Simcoe Village, South Hall, Central Hall: Rates at $1,388- $5,400
  • Simcoe Village, North Hall: Rates at $1,788- $7,000
  • Souuth Village: Rates at $1,638- $6,400

Getting Involved

  • Student Council
  • ACM Programming Team
  • Science Council
  • UOIT Ambassadors
  • Varsity


  • Local Student: $9,023- $13, 307
  • Students Living In Residence: $18,454- $25,001
  • International Student: $30,181- $36,600


  • Canada's largest geothermal well-field under the campus
  • UOIT's campus is designed for students to use their laptops in classrooms, labs, the library, residences, food spaces, meeting spaces and more


  • Clean Laboratories
  • Deal with complex real life situations
  • Prepares you for your future job
Choose UOIT!